Tapatio Bottle

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you pronounce "Tapatio"?

Tapatio is pronounced "Tah-pah-tee-o"


What does Tapatio mean?

Tapatio signifies a person originating from Guadalajara, a city in the heart of Mexico.


What's the shelf life?

Although Tapatio does not have a definite expiration date, we recommend consuming it within 2 years of the purchase date for optimum flavor.


Does Tapatio need to be refrigerated?

No, but nothing will happen to it if you choose to do so.


If I cannot find Tapatio in my area can I purchase it directly from the company?

Yes, Tapatio Hot Sauce can be purchased directly from the company. To place an order, please visit our easy to use online store. Orders will ship via UPS. We accept Visa and Master Card for your convenience.


Can I order Tapatio from the online store if I am outside of the United States or I have a military address?

Yes, we do ship Internationally and to military addresses (APO and FPO) via the United States Postal Service. For these orders, the online store shopping cart does not calculate shipping charges. After you have placed your order online, you will receive an e-mail from Tapatio stating the USPS shipping charge. This e-mail will allow you to confirm/proceed with the order or cancel the order altogether.


Can I purchase a single bottle of Tapatio from your online store?

At this time we only sell Tapatio Hot Sauce by the case from our online store. Gift sets are available with 2 or 4 bottles in our Gift Ideas section.


Is Tapatio Gluten free?

Yes, Tapatio is gluten free.


Is Tapatio sugar free?

Yes, Tapatio is sugar free.


Is Tapatio MSG free?

Yes, Tapatio is MSG free


Should you have any other questions, please use the Contact Us form on this web site, or call us at the phone number above.